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1969 Jaguar XKE Coupe
Final Bid: $ 34,100.00
Russo & Steele Auction Scottsdale 2008
Consignment # 7468
While the Series II E-type was more radically altered than its interim predecessor, the essential construction remained the same and the bodywork differed only in detail. Modifications were made to the front of the bonnet, increasing the size considerably, the headlamp scoops were altered so that the inner walls now splayed inwards and the, side/flasher were rather larger and positioned below the raised bumper. The vehicle also received heavier front bumper blades, motif bar, front and rear overriders were changed, new square number plate at the rear, a different grille was used in the rear of the bonnet bulge, and the washer jets were finished in satin chrome to avoid the risk of dangerous reflections. Reclining seats were fitted to the Series II cars as well as headrests that were adjustable for height.
This 1969 Jaguar is an all-original vehicle and is like new. The original owner was a writer for Road and Track Magazine. This car has been well maintained and has receipts and an old California Pink Title. The car is Light Blue/Dark Blue, 55,189 original miles, 4 speed, chrome steel wheels. A Recent full mechanical service and detail was performed on the vehicle. The car has a lot of patina and originality and is a very nice running and driving car.
Specifications include: 6 cylinders 4.2 Liter, 4 Speed transmission, Disc brakes, Chrome Steel Wheels, independent suspension, Engine # 7R6789-9, Body # 4R22242, Gear Box # KE7306, VIN# 1R26811, Stock # J69-811.
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